Category Archives: Indian Old Man

Indian Old-Man Stories Ch01

Indian Old-Man Stories collected by Frank Bird Linderman A perfect deity (Manitou) is always a problem because the world isn’t perfect. The Indians solved that problem by attributing the creation of the world and all its creatures to Old-Man. Old-Man … Continue reading

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch02

Ch02 Why the Kingfisher Always Wears A War Bonnet

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch03

Ch03 Why the Curlew’s Bill Is Long And Crooked

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch04

Ch04 Old-Man Remakes the World

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch05

Ch05 Why the Blackfeet Never Kill Mice

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch06

Ch06 How the Otter Skin Became Great Medicine

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch07

Ch07 Old-Man Steals the Sun’s Leggings

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch08

Ch08 Old-Man and His Conscience

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch09

Ch09 Old-Man’s Treachery

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch10

Ch10 Why the Night-Hawks Wings Are Beautiful

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch11

Ch11 Why the Mountain-Lion Is Long and Lean

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch12

Ch12 The Fire Leggings

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch13

Ch13 The Moon and the Great Snake

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch14

Ch14 Why the Deer Has No Gall

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch15

Ch15 Why the Indians Whip the Buffalo Berries From the Bushes

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch16

Ch16 Old-Man and the Fox

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch17

Ch17 Why the Birch Tree Wears Slashes In Its Bark

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch18

Ch18 Mistakes of Old-Man

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch19

Ch19 How Man Found His Mate

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Indian Old-Man Stories Ch20

Ch20 Dreams

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